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Untested, undefinable Macron nears pinnacle of French power

/ Apr 25, 2017

Untested, undefinable Macron nears pinnacle of French power

Emmanuel Macron is an improbable presidential front-runner — he’s relatively young, politically untested, has no party backing and quotes philosophers in campaign speeches. And he is leading a pro-Europe campaign at a time of deep euro-skepticism. Yet the tenacious 39-year-old with strong pro-business views ...

Centrist Macron, far-right Le Pen in battle to lead France

/ Apr 24, 2017

Centrist Macron, far-right Le Pen in battle to lead France

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France’s presidential election, remaking the country’s political landscape and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union. French politicians on the left and right immediately urged ...

Sessions praises NYPD after 'soft on crime' flap

/ Apr 24, 2017

Sessions praises NYPD after 'soft on crime' flap

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the New York Police Department has developed “some of the best” policing techniques ever and should be studied, just days after the Justice Department chastised New York City for a “soft on crime” stance. The Republican Sessions said ...